start laying???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by big red chicken, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 14 chickens who are 1st of May they will be 12wks. they are muts........... bantams some how long does it take before they start laying???? and should I look for the rooster to start his thing before they start laying????
     
  2. eggz4sale

    eggz4sale Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine usually start laying at about 5-6 months old. And the rooster starts "roostering" about the same time, the best I can remember.
     
  3. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you, I didn't know the proper word for "rostering" thanks new at this!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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